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Toubab Krewe In Studio On KUT

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From Africa To Austin With Toubab Krewe

From Africa To Austin With Toubab Krewe

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Asheville's Toubab Krewe is an instrumental band which fuses the music of Mali and other West African influences with American musical styles. The band has travelled several times to West Africa to study with indigenous instructors, as well as participate in a centuries old music festival in the desert.

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Toubab Krewe has the familiar underpinnings of rock 'n' roll, but with an otherworldly feel. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Toubab Krewe has the familiar underpinnings of rock 'n' roll, but with an otherworldly feel.

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The band recently stopped by KUT's Studio 1A for a captivating session that featured the usual rock band instruments (guitar, bass, drums) augmented by a kora, ngoni, djembe, krin and scraper. The performance had the familiar underpinnings of rock 'n' roll, but with an otherworldly feel like nothing you've ever heard.

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Live at the Orange Peel
Artist
Toubab Krewe
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Released
2009

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